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Foster Care Workers are responsible for placing children who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned in temporary foster homes. Key responsibilities seen on a Foster Care Worker example resume are making sure foster parents are licensed, checking prospective foster parents backgrounds, inspecting the home to make sure it is suitable for raising a child, and offering advice on how to care for the child. A well-written resume sample for this role showcases skills such as excellent people skills, social work expertise, strong observational skills, availability for travel, and recordkeeping. Eligible candidates have studied child welfare, ethics, and psychology.

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Foster Care Worker

Managed independent living services for clients transitioning from kinship foster care

  • Developed competencies to measure program outcomes and remedial plan
  • Reviewed letters/commendations for fundraising
  • Prepared monthly statistical report for funding sources
  • Supervised long/short term service plans and Case management case file
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Professional Education
C
International Studies
BA
Political Science
2

Foster Care Worker

Maintain a caseload of twelve state and temporary court wards including developing treatment goals by assessing clients' strengths, needs, and eligibility for services, and preparing quarterly reports.

  • Analyze information from interviews, educational and medical records Provide professional accurate assessments of the information when testifying during all scheduled court.
  • Communicate with psychiatrist, psychologist and Wrap Around coordinators to ensure clients benefit from services and engage families/youth in structured, measurable, time based problem solving.
  • Coordinate and facilitate Family Team Meetings with all people associated with the case.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Sociology
Msba/leadership
3

Foster Care Worker

  • Provided social work services for foster children.
  • Assisted with the intake of clients referred by county placing representatives into the foster care program.
  • Assessed the needs and services of foster children.
  • Provided crisis intervention counseling to foster children as needed.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
MS
Criminal Justice
4

Foster Care Worker

  • Supervised a caseload of 30 foster care children.
  • Responsible for overseeing the foster care placement, therapeutic, medical, familial, and educational needs.
  • DSS Court Representive
  • Planned child's placement and case managed
  • Planned parent goals and assisted parents with resources to be reunited with children
  • Home visits
  • School visits
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Psychology
MA
Guidance And Counseling
5

Foster Care Worker

  • Case management
  • Administered visits
  • Conduct home visits and meet with families
  • Wrote and submitted monthly updates on clients
  • Served as liaison between families, children, schools, and social service agencies.
  • Completed in home and out of home visits with children
  • Assessed needs and made referrals
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AS
Social Work
BA
Human Service And Delivery Administration

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